Day: 01/09/2018

How the US is sidelining Palestinian refugees

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Dual approach involves starving UNRWA of funding and trying to strip Palestinians of their refugee status

Source: How the US is sidelining Palestinian refugees

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Israeli forces wound scores of Palestinians in Gaza protests

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Despite ongoing talks between Israel and Hamas, protesters have continued to rally, five months since the Great March of Return began

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Obama’s foreign policy options were continually limited by Netanyahu and the lobby — Ben Rhodes

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In his memoir The World As It Is, Ben Rhodes documents that Netanyahu and his American friends had access to President Obama at every turn. Rahm Emanuel nicknamed Rhodes “Hamas” for advocating for Palestinians, and after Netanyahu humiliated Obama in the Oval Office lecture of 2011, Rhodes had to call “leading Jewish donors” to assure them Obama still supported Israel.

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PressTV-Israeli forces attack Palestinians, injure 240

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Israeli forces attacked a protest held in the Gaza Strip near the fence line.

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